Dr Kanama Bivins

Acting Associate Director, NASA Langley Research Center

Dr. Bivins is Langley’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) responsible for ensuring the financial health of the Center, which includes managing Langley’s resources towards the achievement of NASA’s strategic plan. She oversees the Center’s budget, financial operations, and project, planning and control functions. Dr. Bivins also co-leads the Enterprise Integration Project Team on behalf of the OCFO Enterprise where she is responsible for identifying viable options and solutions to solidify OCFO resiliency. Prior to accepting the Langley CFO position, Dr. Bivins was a civil servant with the Department of Navy where she held several senior financial management positions and was recognized for Meritorious and Superior Civilian Service. She has extensive experience in Federal financial management, contracting, and workforce management. She also served in the United States Air Force as a Financial Manager. Dr. Bivins holds a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University and is a member of the Association of Government Accountants and the American Society of Military Comptrollers.